Where: Sardinia, Italy (40.8° N, 8.4° E: paleocoordinates 43.0° N, 4.2° E)
• coordinate stated in text
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Borutta Formation, Burdigalian to Burdigalian (20.4 - 13.8 Ma)
• "The Borutta Formation, which is assigned to the Late Burdigalian-Langhian based on calcareous nannoplankton (biozones NN4/NN5 of Martini, 1971) by Mazzei and Oggiano (1990) and Francolini (1994) and planktonic foraminifera (biozone N7 of Blow, 1969) by Bossio et al. (2006)."
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; fine-grained sandstone and rudstone
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: surface (in situ),
• "approximately 250 m2 extensive bedding surface of a 20-cm-thick bed at meter 17 of the section"
Primary reference: A. Mancosu and J. H. Nebelsick. 2017. Palaeoecology and taphonomy of spatangoid-dominated echinoid assemblages: A case study from the Early-Middle Miocene of Sardinia, Italy. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 466:334-352 [P. Novack-Gottshall/P. Novack-Gottshall/M. Uhen]more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 187430: authorized by Phil Novack-Gottshall, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 27.07.2017
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